Show vs Tell: The oldest and most confusing advice in the book.

The first time I heard the words “Show don’t tell” I was in my first college creative writing class.  The professor, a well meaning man with a masters degree in English, did not really elaborate beyond that.  He did provide us with excellent reading and advice throughout the semester that I knew improved my writing […]

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Capturing the Muse: How to Spark Creative Ideas

A few years ago when I set out on my path to become a writer, I remember being filled with dread that I only had one good idea in me.  I had been trying to write the same book for about 7 years and had not really ever tried to outline or spark another idea. […]

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